Notice of Advance Vote and Requirements for Voter Identification
Notice of Election and Requirements for Voter Identification
Local Authorities Election Act (Section 35, 46, 53)
VILLAGE OF ALIX, PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
Notice is hereby given that an Election will be held for the filling of the following offices: Office(s) - Councillor Number of Vacancies – 5
Voting will take place on the 16th day of October, 2017 between the hours of 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
The Voting Station will be located at the Alix Community Hall: 5008 – 49th Avenue, Alix Alberta.
In order to vote you must produce identification for inspection. The identification must be one piece of identification issued by a Canadian government, whether federal, provincial or local, or an agency of that government, that contains a photograph of the elector and his or her name and current address or one piece of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Officer under the Election Act for the purpose of section 95(1)(a)(ii) of that Act that establishes the elector’s name and current address.
Dated at the Village of Alix in the Province of Alberta, this 19th day of September, 2017
Tanya Meston, Returning Officer
Elector – Eligibility to Vote
A person is eligible to vote in an election if he/she is:
• at least 18 years old;
• a Canadian citizen;
• have resided in Alberta for 6 months immediately preceding Election Day;
• the person’s place of residence is located in the area on Election Day
• every voter must make a statement in the presence of an election officer at the voting station, in the prescribed form, that the person is eligible to vote as an elector and produce for inspection one piece of authorized identification verifying the person’s identity and residence.
Identification is required in order to vote. The identification must be one piece of identification issued by a Canadian Government (federal, provincial or local), or an agency of that government, that contains a photo of the elector and his/her name and current address (Alberta’s driver license); or
One piece of identification authorized by the Chief Electoral Office under the Alberta Election Act that establishes the elector’s name and current address. (Property tax notice, utility bill, bank/credit card statement for some examples.)
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